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Aug 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
on the defense this morning. parents taking aim at how the companies market them to kids. and both sides in a battle right now. >>> and also, "bachelorette" desiree hartsock opens up when she was blindsided by heartbreak earlier this week on national tv. what she says now about what she's learned about love. >>> but we begin with an arrest in the killing of the young actress found dead after a "fiddler on the roof" cast party. the suspect is one of her high school classmates. >> reporter: good morning, george. many in the tiny town couldn't understand how why anyone would want jessica dead or how she was killed in her own bedroom. now, the man who allegedly did it was the most unlikely suspect, a classmate, who confessed he has feeling for her. police say this man brutally strangled jessie blodgett after her star turn in "fiddler on the roof." on wednesday, a wisconsin court charged him with first-degree homicide. >> you understand the charges? >> reporter: police called the murder gruesome and calculated. court documents detailed the teen's duct tape, and twine. similar to the ite
Jul 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
stephen flemmi came under intense cross-examination, by bulger's defense lawyer, who was trying to shake him from his testimony that he personally saw bulger kill several people, including deborah hussey, flemmi's stepdaughter, to keep her quiet. >> the worse criminal conduct in the history of this city. >> reporter: the prosecution is expected to rest by the end of this week. for "good morning america," ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >>> and now, we turn to the new drug scandal rocking baseball. former mvp ryan braun has been suspended for the rest of the season. alex rodriguez of the yankees could soon be slapped with an even stiffer penalty. and abc's paula faris has more on what this means for the game's biggest stars. >> reporter: ryan braun may be just the first to fall from grace. >> i hope that ryan braun is forever remembered as the most despicable liar in the history of baseball. >> reporter: sources tell abc's sister network, espn, that alex rodriguez is among roughly 20 major leaguers who may soon face suspension. they're being investigated for violating the league'
Jul 27, 2013 4:00am PDT
playing defense. >> sooner of later we get back to the issues that people care about. >> reporter: this morning, weiner's uphill battle continues to captivate and more often disturb. if we look at another cover, this one from "the daily news," where eliot spitzer calls weiner a bad problem. you know this has become a circus. >> when eliot spitzer is criticizing -- >> he's running for comptroller, too. >> susan saulny, thank you for your reporting. we appreciate it. >>> a lot of other news. and as always, for a look at the overnight headlines, we turn to mr. ron claiborne. >> good morning, everyone. a decision could come on the case of bradley manning, allegedly leaking classified documents to wikileaks. now, the military court judge has started deliberations. they will continue through the weekend. a verdict could come at any time. manning facing 21 charges and could get life in prison if he is convicted. >>> and a new bid by the u.s. to persuade russia to return edward snowden to the united states. a letter to russian leaders, attorney general eric holder said the u.s. will not s
Jul 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
the fear of the defense is that maybe these jurors will base this decision on emotion. on a certain broader sense of right and wrong as opposed to following the letter of the law. and it sounds like that's the exact debate that maddy had in her head, which was on the one hand, she felt that there was moral culpability on the part of george zimmerman. but she said -- she came back to this more than once in your interview, she feels she did the right thing as a legal matter. she effectively had no choice. >> she said she was not aware of all the attention that this case was getting. and she gets home. and people are talking to her because remember they were sequestered for three weeks. and she had only recently moved to florida. she wasn't there when trayvon was killed. and she said, we the public, were able to read, able to see blogs and all these things to form our opinion. and they only have the evidence that is presented to them in the court. >> we're able to see all of the arguments they're having outside of the presence of the jury. so, i think that maddy came out of this bubble
Jul 31, 2013 7:00am PDT
prison on tuesday. and surprisingly, her husband came to her defense. john muller has all of the details. >> reporter: julia muirfield waking up behind bars. during her sentencing, she exchanged warm smiles with the husband she plotted to the murder. and that husband, despite it all, calls her wonderful. this is the tape that sealed julia merfeld's type. >> it's easier than divorcing him. >> reporter: the 21-year-old, caught offering a hitman $50,000 to end her husband's life. just so she wouldn't have to end their marriage. >> i know what i did was wrong. and i take responsibility for it. >> reporter: on tuesday, a significantly more somber merfeld, appeared in court for sentencing. but in a business senior twist, the husband, jacob, the man she said she wanted to kill, asked the judge to lighten her sentence. >> forgive my wife for all she has done in this act of hatred. for this, she has been a wonderful person. >> reporter: merfeld was caught on tape, making a deal with a man she thought was a hitman for hire. it turns out, he was an undercover cop. >> you can do it painlessl
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